Father’s Day in Jacksonville, Florida


When my kids were little, they used to draw cards for Father's Day. Sometimes I would also get soap or a new screwdriver or other tool. I'm sure my wife was involved because she wanted me to fix the broken door handle or something similar. My kids no longer live at home, so now, I'm hoping my wife will feel sorry for me and make sure I get pampered. For me, Father's Day … [Read more...]

Jekyll Island Shrimp n’ Grits Festival in Georgia

The annual Shrimp n' Grits festival in Jekyll Island, Georgia, is one of our favorite festivals on the coast. There is always a lot to see and do at this festival. This year it's the 8th year for the popular Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival. If you love seafood, especially shrimp, this is the place to visit. The festival takes place in the historic district on September 19 - 21, … [Read more...]

Fun things to do in South Carolina in October

There is a lot to do in South Carolina during the month of October when fall festival season is in full swing. Just take a look at some of the events we have come up with.  First Friday on Broad - Charleston, SC October 5, 2012 On the first Friday of each month for "First Fridays on Broad" and enjoy fine art and refreshments in the boutiques, fine art galleries, and … [Read more...]

Labor Day Weekend in coastal Georgia

Labor Day is always a big deal in coastal Georgia with lots of fun things to do on the coast with festivals and events.Savannah is always a great city to visit. When the weather is hot and humid you feel transported back to the "good old days" when women wore long skirts, men hats and everyone traveled by horse carriage. At least that's what it seems like when you watch movies. … [Read more...]

St Simons Food & Spirit Festival – Saint Simons Island, Georgia

The inaugural Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival, to benefit Hospice of the Golden Isles, will be held September 21 through 23 on Saint Simons Island, GA. This festival is the first of its kind in the area and will be headlined by James Beard award-winning television personality, cookbook author and grand dame of Southern cooking, Nathalie Dupree and her co-author, … [Read more...]